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Rifabutin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rifabutin
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.400.811.650
D04.345.295.750.650
Unique ID
D017828
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017828
Scope Note
A broad-spectrum antibiotic that is being used as prophylaxis against disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection in HIV-positive patients.
Entry Term(s)
Alfacid
Ansamycin
Ansatipin
Ansatipine
LM-427
Mycobutin
Rifabutine
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Registry Number
1W306TDA6S
Related Numbers
72559-06-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Rifamycin XIV, 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxo-
Previous Indexing
Rifamycins (1981-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; RIFABUTINE was indexed under RIFAMYCINS 1981-93
Online Note
use RIFABUTIN (NM) to search RIFABUTINE 1981-93
History Note
94; was RIFABUTINE (NM) 1981-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Rifabutin Preferred
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